Summer is season of fruits, but pregnant
women need to know how to select them.
are good for pregnant women.
We can say that any fruits do have their
own preeminent effects, some fruits provide vitamin C, vitamin E; others supply
additional water timely for body during and after movement.
However, sugar content in fruits is quite
high, but fat and protein is relatively low; so if eating too much fruits, but
not adding nutrients to the body in time will cause unbeneficial effect on pregnant
women. They are easy to suffer to diseases such as diabetes, anorexia,
flatulence and especially harm babies’ development due to lack of protein as
well as other essential minerals mothers do not supplement in time during
Therefore, the advice of experts is
pregnant women should know how to balance kinds of foods and select fruits
before eating because summer fruits usually create hot for body. Here are the
top 5 fruits for pregnant in the summer:
Dragon fruit is dark green, turn into
bright red when they are ripe, and white or red bowel. This is a popular fruit
in summer. According to Oriental medicine, dragon fruit is sweet, sour, cool,
and helps to reduce sputum for pregnant women. Dragon fruit rarely uses
pesticide because of thick peel, so pregnant women can comfortably enjoy them
without worrying about being affected by harmful pesticide.
Plum is kind of fruit that has effects on
reducing heat in summer as well as decreasing your thirst on a hot day, so it
is beneficial for pregnant women. Pregnant women can also use this fruit juice
to drink daily. Pump tree is easy to grow and bear fruits; therefore, people
are less using pesticides. So it's perfectly safe for pregnant women.
Among all fruits, cherry are rich of iron
(20 times higher compared to apples and oranges), carotene, and other vitamins
such as vitamin B1, B2, C, citric acid, calcium, and phosphorus. Supplementing
this fruit regularly helps strengthen the blood, improve digestive function. If
pregnant women are anorexic, addition cherry is very beneficial for babies.
Eating moderately cherry during pregnancy will help babies’ skin white and
Strawberry is rich in vitamin C and is used
to prevent colds. Pectin and organic acids in strawberry can melt the fat in
foods, stimulate the appetite and increase peristalsis. However, pregnant women
need to wash clearly and brine to ensure the safety.
Apple is always recommended to use for
pregnant women because it contains many necessary nutrients and vitamins such
as malic acid, tannin and fiber.
Many pregnant women do not want to gain
weight too much and apples are ideal menu daily. Apple does not make pregnant
women gain weight too quickly, but it is helpful to the development of fetus.
This fruit is also very good for digestive system, especially constipation or
Apple also has beauty effects for pregnant
mothers who are anemic and have pale skin. Eating apple every day will help to
improve this situation.
Grapes are full of iron, phosphorus,
calcium, organic acids, carotene, lecithin, vitamin C, and vitamin B1 which are
very beneficial for pregnant women. During pregnancy, the demand for blood is
much high, so the addition of foods in high iron is very important. Grapes also
benefit people with anemia, low blood pressure, poor circulation, and so on.